A Great Big Western Howdy!

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All Music Guide - Bob Gottlieb
On the big scale you can call this album Western music, but on individual cuts it throws you some curveballs. It has harmonies and rhythms reminiscent of the Sons of the Pioneers, and it also has stretches of country -- and they sure can yodel. With the Irish-flavored "Sidekick Jig," and the beautiful "A Border Romance," and "One More Ride" being main highlights, Great Big Western Howdy! covers wide territory. Fine vocals are contributed by everyone, but enhanced by the addition of Marty Stuart's cowbilly voice. There is also some of the finest three-part yodeling to be heard. Then, as if this isn't enough, there is the absolutely smoking mandolin break contributed by ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bob Gottlieb
On the big scale you can call this album Western music, but on individual cuts it throws you some curveballs. It has harmonies and rhythms reminiscent of the Sons of the Pioneers, and it also has stretches of country -- and they sure can yodel. With the Irish-flavored "Sidekick Jig," and the beautiful "A Border Romance," and "One More Ride" being main highlights, Great Big Western Howdy! covers wide territory. Fine vocals are contributed by everyone, but enhanced by the addition of Marty Stuart's cowbilly voice. There is also some of the finest three-part yodeling to be heard. Then, as if this isn't enough, there is the absolutely smoking mandolin break contributed by Stuart, after a fine fiddle break contributed by Woody Paul. This is a great release for one and all.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/14/1998
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661043022
  • Catalog Number: 610430
  • Sales rank: 154,717

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Riders in the Sky Primary Artist
Mark Howard Guitar
Mark Casstevens Guitar
David Davidson Violin
Ranger Doug Green Guitar, Vocals
Bob Mater Percussion, Drums
Richard O'Brien Guitar
George Tidwell Trumpet
Brent Truitt Guitar, Mandolin
Kristin Wilkinson Violin, Viola
Kris Wilkinson Violin, Viola
Too Slim Bass, Vocals
Woody Paul Fiddle, Vocals
Ranger Doug Guitar, Vocals
Joey the Cowpolka King Accordion, Vocals
Reilly McFenney Flute
Rich O'Brien Guitar
Technical Credits
Mark Howard Engineer
Don Cobb Mastering
David Hoffner String Arrangements
Bob Mater Executive Producer
Joey Miskulin Producer, String Arrangements
Denny Purcell Mastering
Brent Truitt Engineer, Contributor
Guy Juke Illustrations, Cover Art
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